Event Venues

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Our cutting-edge event spaces are the perfect setting for any corporate or private event.

We know the venue’s what truly brings your event to life – so if you’re looking for a space with a difference – say no more!

Our selection of event spaces includes heritage-listed buildings, boutique houses nestled amongst the cliffs, and green landscapes perfect for pop-up marquees, festivals and more. There’s something for everyone!

Explore our collection of venues to find the perfect space for your event.

Venue Capacity

VenueSeated CapacityTheatre CapacityCabaret CapacityCocktail Capacity
Howard's Hall84010055521164
Howard's Hall East384504256600
Howard's Hall West252342168444
Rivershed350490256630
Rivershed East150200120255
Rivershed West150200120255
Bougainvillea House808456100
Greenhouse50563260
Citrus House1014-20
Wisteria House1014-20
East Lawn400--500
ARC Dining80---

Howard's Hall

Designed by internationally renowned Woods Bagot Architects, this dramatic space, a new Brisbane landmark, features uninterrupted views of the Story Bridge and city skyline with retractable floor-to-ceiling glass windows, partitions to allow the flexible use of space and the ability to house multiple events at once. Rooftop terraces on both sides of the venue are a picture perfect space for breakouts and activations. This versatile space is suitable for functions, product launches, exhibitions, concerts, meetings and weddings.
Seated Capacity
840
Theatre Capacity
1005
Cabaret Capacity
552
Cocktail Capacity
1164

Rivershed

Rich in original character and detail, this heritage wharf building is an inimitable event space overlooking the city and Story Bridge. Its flexible configuration can be broken down into two smaller venues to house multiple events at once. Exposed timber beams and authentic heritage features have been retained in the rejuvenation. Teamed with coffee roasting facilities housed within the building, it is one of Brisbane’s most unique and desired event venues. The space can be transformed into just about any event type including a seminar, trade show, gala dinner, wedding, fashion parade, social event or private celebration.
Seated Capacity
350
Theatre Capacity
490
Cabaret Capacity
256
Cocktail Capacity
630

The Houses

The Houses are our boutique event spaces. Nestled amongst the cliffs, each house opens out onto the Howard Smith Wharves gardens. The Houses are the perfect setting for a unique and unforgettable event, inspiring workshop or meeting.
Seated Capacity
80
Theatre Capacity
84
Cabaret Capacity
56
Cocktail Capacity
100

Bougainvillea House

The largest of the houses, Bougainvillea House features a wrap-around veranda with elevated views overlooking the Story Bridge and city skyline. Its rustic charm will make your event feel like a home away from home.

Greenhouse

Nestled in the heart of our gardens, Green House offers an inner city escape for guests. Overlooking the Olive Grove, this event space opens out onto a veranda creating an opportunity for alfresco dining or inspiring breakouts.

Citrus House

Quaint and charming, Citrus House is the ideal venue for boardroom style meetings, small cocktail parties or bespoke private dining. Situated near the cliff face, this event space lends itself to intimate gatherings.

Wisteria House

Located behind the heritage Rivershed building, Wisteria House is an intimate venue for smaller events. Planning your wedding day at Howard Smith Wharves? This cosy house is the perfect space for a private bride’s retreat surrounded by lush gardens.

Arc Dining

Set on the edge of the Brisbane River with stunning views of Brisbane City, ARC Dining features a sophisticated, modern concept inspired by art and culture. ARC’s glasshouse structure with floor to ceiling windows and light-filled dining rooms allows guests to take in the spectacular views of the Brisbane River and city skyline - the perfect location for intimate events.
Seated Capacity
80

Outdoor Spaces

Howard Smith Wharves features expansive parklands and outdoor areas that can be used as an extension of a main event providing endless opportunities to add alfresco touches to your event.
Seated Capacity
400
Cocktail Capacity
500

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